Priceline Partner Network To Provide Hotel, Flight And Car Rental Deals For
NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2013
NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Grandparents.com, Inc.(OTCBB: GPCM),
today announced that it had entered into an agreement with Priceline Partner
Network, a business unit of Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN), to power the latest
addition to the company's website -- Grandparents.com Travel.
In just a few weeks, visitors to Grandparents.com website will have a robust
collection of U.S. and international travel services from the Priceline
Partner Network, including:
oThe ability to book published-price hotel rooms through 245,000 hotels
around the world. Grandparents.com Travel customers also will have access
to Priceline's extensive database of hotel freebies, including instant
discounts, free breakfast, free Internet access, and more.
oThe ability to book rental car reservations worldwide. Grandparents.com
Travel will also support rental car company discount codes.
oAirline ticketing with almost all major airlines through priceline.com.
This service includes seat mapping, the ability to book different classes
of seats, and it supports airline frequent flier numbers.
oA broad lineup of money-saving air & hotel vacation packages. When air and
hotel are booked together, customers can save up to $500 compared to
"As The Ultimate Resource for Grandparents, we strive to deliver top quality
products and services to our audience and we continue to build our offerings
with superior savings on the best deals on the Internet – most recently
through our partnership with Priceline Partner Network.We are pleased to
grant our very first Grandparents.com Recommended® Award for best in class
providers of travel services to Priceline.com," said Jeffrey Mahl, President.
"Grandparents.com website visitors will have the best travel services we have
to offer," said Randy Schartner, President of the Priceline Partner Network.
"We believe that Priceline's broad array of travel services, which are also
focused on delivering savings, will fit well with Grandparents.com's mission
to provide savings to its members.We appreciate Grandparents.com's trust and
confidence in Priceline to serve its members and website users and are honored
to receive the first Grandparents.com Recommended® Award."
About The Priceline Partner Network
The Priceline Partner Network (PPN) http://www.pricelinepartnernetwork.com is
the private-label distribution channel for priceline.com travel services.
Working behind the scenes, PPN powers travel websites for a spectrum of
affinity groups, airlines and hotel management firms and chains.PPN believes
that it offers the most customizable private-label travel affiliate program on
the market today.PPN's private-label services include hotels, flights, rental
cars, flight & hotel packages, and priceline.com's famous Name Your Own Price®
travel services for hotels, airline tickets and rental cars.
About The Priceline Group
The Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN) is a leader in global online hotel
reservations, with over 270,000 participating hotels worldwide. The Group is
composed of four primary brands - Booking.com, priceline.com, Agoda.com and
Rentalcars.com - and several ancillary brands. The Priceline Group provides
online travel services in over 180 countries in Europe, North America, South
America, the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa.
Booking.com is the number one online hotel reservation service in the world,
offering over 245,000 hotels (as of November 1, 2012), and is available in 41
languages. More recent hotel counts are available on the Booking.com website.
Priceline.com gives leisure travelers multiple ways to save on their airline
tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises. In addition
to getting compelling published prices, travelers can take advantage of
priceline.com's famous Name Your Own Price® service, which can deliver the
lowest prices available, or the recently added Express DealsSM, where
travelers can take advantage of hotel discounts without bidding. Agoda.com is
an Asia-based online hotel reservation service that is available in 38
languages. Rentalcars.com is a multinational car hire service, offering its
reservation services in over 6,000 locations. Customer support is provided in
About Grandparents.com, Inc.
Grandparents.com, Inc. (OTCBB: GPCM) is engaged with the largest and
wealthiest demographic group in the U.S. – America's 100+ million
grandparents, boomers and seniors who control 75% of the nation's personal
wealth. As the # 2 website in the age 50+ segment of the population, and a
social media and marketing company approaching 2 million registered members,
Grandparents.com seeks to deliver a seamless experience to its audience across
all digital platforms.
Grandparents.com seeks to strengthen the ties between family members, promote
health and wellbeing, and give timely information and expert advice on what
really matters to grandparents, from family, relationships, health and money,
to entertainment, travel and retirement. More than anything, Grandparents.com
celebrates what it means to be a grandparent today. The company's mission is
to give today's grandparents—who like no other grandparents in history are
engaged, vibrant and ageless, ideas and opportunities to connect to what's
important to them.
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Director, Media & Public Relations
SOURCE Grandparents.com, Inc.
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